Name: Oceanus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Oceanus

  • Meaning:
    The world-ocean
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  • Meaning:
    The world-ocean
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (oh SEE uh nus)
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    Itself (Oceanus)
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    In the Greek and Roman world-view, Oceanus (Greek Okeanos), was the world-ocean, which they believed to be an enormous river encircling the world. In Greek mythology, this world-ocean was personified as a Titan, a son of Uranus and Gaia, the father of rivers and water nymphs.

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